A daring Mbare couple has left a Kuwadzana man heart-broken and ruined after they connived to fake being brother and sister before luring him to fall in love with the supposed sister.

The Harare man went on to pay lobola amounting to $3 000 after a year of dating while the supposed brother, who was in fact the husband, presided over the marriage process.

The couple who fled with the lobola and other benefits accrued from their sham activities appeared before Harare magistrate

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SHEILA Makiwa from Famona suburb in Bulawayo reportedly shrugged off her boyfriend’s warning that she would never find peace and happiness when she dumped him.

And now her life is miserable as she is being severely tormented by her estranged lover Taurai Zuweni.

The jilted Zuweni is now threatening to kill his ex-lover before killing himself apparently as punishment for dumping him.

Makiwa said trouble began after she broke up with Zuweni who allegedly swore that she

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VICE PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has returned home from South Africa where he was flown for emergency medical care for suspected food poisoning, a privately-owned newspaper reported Sunday.

Mnangagwa, 74, who is seen as a favourite to succeed President Robert Mugabe, fell ill at a rally where the president was speaking on August 12, suffering from what appeared to be severe food poisoning.

Citing unnamed sources, The Standard newspaper said Mnangagwa underwent surgery on Wednesday

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ONE of President Robert Mugabe’s sons Robert Jr reportedly bumped into a pregnant South African waiter, forcing her to abort her baby in the mayhem that followed First Lady Grace Mugabe’s storming a Johannesburg hotel before savagely assaulting a model on Sunday last week.

Grace has been the subject of international media attention after she reportedly bashed Gabriella Engels (20), leaving the South African model with a deep gash on her forehead among other injuries. It has now Add a comment

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The fact that Grace Mugabe received diplomatic immunity “is proof that our government’s political ties are more important than their own citizens”, says Debbie Engels, the mother of 20-year-old Gabrielle, who was allegedly assaulted by the Zimbabwean first lady.

The government announced in an extraordinary Government Gazette on Sunday that she had been granted diplomatic immunity. Gabriella, a Johannesburg model, was flabbergasted when she heard the news, Netwerk24

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OPPOSITION National People’s Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru has reportedly stood her ground and refused to deputise MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai in the envisaged coalition pact to challenge President Robert Mugabe in elections next year, NewsDay has learnt.

NPP secretary-general Gift Nyandoro yesterday acknowledged that there were sticking issues delaying the signing of a pact between Mujuru and Tsvangirai, adding that the former Vice-President had not yet agreed to deputise

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THE Zanu PF government recently declared President Robert Mugabe’s birthday, February 21, a public holiday in honour of the veteran politician who turns 94 next year. However, the move has received mixed reactions from a cross section of society, including opposition parties, who dismissed it as a bootlicking exercise.

NewsDay (ND) reporters Blessed Mhlanga and Obey Manayiti yesterday interviewed Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment minister Patrick Zhuwao (PZ) over the

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THE late national heroine and Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Shuvai Mahofa succumbed to high blood pressure after she reportedly received reports of Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s alleged food poisoning, a close family member has claimed.

Mahofa’s daughter, Nyengeterai, told NewsDay last week that her mother “cried for two hours” fearing for Mnangagwa’s life.

“She (Mahofa) was stressed when she learnt that the VP (Mnangagwa) had been

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FRESH details have emerged that South African doctors — who performed a minor surgery on Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa last Wednesday — reportedly detected traces of palladium poison which had partly damaged part of his liver, NewsDay has learnt.

The latest information was revealed on Mnangagwa’s return after he was airlifted to South Africa, following a food poisoning scare at a Zanu PF youth interface rally in Gwanda on August 11.

Highly-placed sources close

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While foreign universities are portrayed as havens of quality education compared to those in the country, Zimbabwean students in Northern Cyprus are going through hell.

Instead of the island being a paradise it has turned otherwise with parents complaining that their children are suffering attacks and abuse from the Turks, language barrier in lectures, and high expenses making their stay horrible.

There are about 4 800 Zimbabwean students who are in Cyprus — which is under

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One of the three young women attacked by Grace Mugabe last Sunday night has described her terror as Zimbabwe’s first lady lashed out in fury with an electrical cord.

Only Gabriella Engels, a 20-year-old model, has been named, but two other women also suffered injuries in the attack, allegedly by Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife.

The three were in a Sandton hotel room when Mugabe stormed in, armed with an electrical cord. Engels has posted pictures of a gash on

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Epworth may have been the source of some of the most bizarre stories to come out of Zimbabwe, but the tale of Booster, a self-proclaimed male p rostitute, takes the prize.

At the young age of 34, the single father of three claims he has been doing s ex work for 14 years.

His source of livelihood is providing “great” s exual pleasure to women of all ages, stature and status for a fee in and around Harare.

He says his client base has grown to include s ex-starved

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Zimbabwe yesterday cleared all South African Airways (SAA) and British Airways (BA) flights that sought to land in the country following fruitful engagement among the concerned aviation authorities, Transport and Infrastructure Development Minister Dr Joram Gumbo has said. On the other hand, Air Zimbabwe’s morning flight to South Africa was also cleared. These developments followed an earlier tiff on operating licences, which had expired resulting in the Civil Aviation Authority of

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TWENTY percent of males who were s exually abused in the country’s rural provinces were violated by female relatives, according to a survey.

The Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZimVAC) Rural Livelihood Assessment of 2017 on domestic violence also says nearly 24 percent of women were also raped by their male relatives.

It was worrying, the survey notes, that although less than one percent of males in rural areas are abused s exually, most of their attackers were

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THE Minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs, Shuvai Mahofa was buried at the National Heroes Acre Sunday amid protests by her supporters who preferred to have President Robert Mugabe or Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa preside over her funeral.

Many were seen walking away during the burial of the late Gutu Senator, Zanu PF Politburo member.

It all started with a group of more than 100 Zanu PF supporters suspected to be aligned to Mnangagwa (Lacoste faction), some of them

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